Compression is a great tool, but there are a few things to consider or watch out for. Compression is one of the most applied music production techniques. Used correctly, it can greatly enhance your track. But used in the wrong way, compressors can cause a lot of damage to your mix. In this post, I will share 5 common compression mistakes.
Dynamic EQs are a powerful tool that allows you to cut or boost frequencies while controlling the dynamics as well.
Think of a Dynamic EQ as a multi-band compressor & an EQ mixed-together. You will be able to cut & compress specific frequencies at the same time.
This blog isn’t just another guide for side-chaining though. There’s so much more that can be done to create a balance between these two instruments. Did you know that choosing the right samples, setting the right channel levels, & creating EQ pockets play an even bigger role than side-chaining? Don’t worry though, we still talk about side-chaining though! 😁
Mixing in mono is a classic technique that lots of professional engineers swear by. Though this technique has been used countless times since the beginning of music recording and hasn’t disappeared from the mixing scene, mixing in mono has become a big discussion again in recent years. Let’s dive into a few reasons why mixing in mono can be so effective!